Please join us on Saturday, November 19, 2022 from 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm for our annual St. Jude River North Pole event & enjoy a holiday indoor-themed fete with treats for the entire family.
Children will enjoy interactive rides on the royal express train, a petting zoo with reindeer, a delicious hot chocolate station with holiday-themed sweet treats, and photos with Santa Claus and Mrs. Claus! While parents enjoy delicious savory bites and holiday-themed cocktails, our festive Elves will help children to write letters to Santa Claus at our kids’ craft station. Dance to your favorite holiday songs performed by festive Carolers. All proceeds at the River North Pole event will be donated to St. Jude Children's Hospital.
Additionally, do not miss a chance to visit our Gingerbread Holiday Pop-Up Shop made out of real gingerbread & located in the hotel lobby near our festive Christmas Tree. Offering our signature holiday spiced cookies & festive treats carefully crafted by our Executive Pastry Chef, Roberto Hernandez.
Remember to visit the Gingerbread Express. The hotel has designated one special elevator traveling up to the hotel’s signature restaurant, Terrace 16, that will be decked in everyone’s favorite holiday indulgences – gingerbread, candy canes, and more sweet treats. Envisioned by the hotel's Executive Pastry Chef, Roberto Hernandez, guests who ride the Gingerbread Express will be greeted by the sweet aromas of the season, celebratory holiday music, and more than 1,300 gingerbread bricks made in-house. It’s the most joyful ride of the season!